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Collection of Reports and Memoranda – The Palestine Royal Commission and the Palestine Partition Commission – ...

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Collection of Reports and Memoranda – The Palestine Royal Commission and the Palestine Partition Commission – Britain and Palestine – 1937-1939
Six reports and memoranda of the Palestine Royal Commission (The Peel Commission) and the Partition Commission (The Woodhead Commission). London and Jerusalem, ca. 1937-1939. English and Hebrew.
The reports, fruit of the work of the commissions, the conclusions of the commissions and the memoranda that was submitted to them, deal with the causes of the 1936-1939 Arab Revolt in Palestine, the Jewish-Arab conflict in Palestine and the Partition Plan which was meant to resolve it, and include much statistical, historical and social information about the Yishuv, its development and institutions during the aforementioned period and about the Jewish-Arab conflict. They are accompanied by various sketches and maps.
In the collection: * Memoranda Prepared by the Government of Palestine for the Use of the Palestine Royal Commission, volumes 1 and 2. Jerusalem: The Government Printing Press, [1937?]. * Hartzaat havaada hamalchutit lePalestina [Palestine Royal Commission Report]. Jerusalem, 1937. * Havaada hamalchutit lePalestina, takzir hahartzaa [Palestine Royal Commission, summary of the report]. [Jerusalem, 1937?]. * Hartzaat vaadat hachaluka lePalestina [The Woodhead Commission Report]. Jerusalem, 1938. * Palestine Partition Commission Report. London: His Majesty's Stationery office, 1938. * Palestine Royal Commission Report. London: His Majesty's Stationery office, 1939.
Size and condition vary. Good to good-fair overall condition. Several maps and leaves are missing.
Provenance: the Rimon Family Collection.

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